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“Lovely Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Toscana Mia

Toscana Mia
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: TOSCANA MIA is Simonetta & Paola’s idea for cooking, tasting and language programs in Tuscany Chianti wine region and Florence. An authentic organic food Tuscan experience : Cooking, Markets, Gourmet Shops and Wine tasting. We are happy to welcome in a family ancient home. Food lovers, lovers of Tuscany, lovers of Italian food, lovers of Italy ,Travelling solo, with the family, with friends, for an anniversary ,birthday or for pure pleasure of travelling.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Lovely Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2012

I really enjoyed my day that my husband and I spent with Paola and Simonetta. Paola, thank you for teaching me traditional Tuscan cooking. It was great fun and both Paola and Simonetta were so welcoming. We had a wonderful meal with the family and the whole experience was great. Thank you for the memorable experience,

Visited August 2012
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English first
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“FANTASTIC”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2012

Spending 4 days in Tuscany , this was the highlight of the trip. My wife and I really enjoyed shopping for local produce with Paola and cooking with Simonetta.
The food, the people, the atmosphere and the setting where all fantastic we will not forget.

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2 Thank EmmottD
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Harrsionburg
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely time!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2012

Ciao!
We had such a lovely time meeting these two sisters and their family-We really can't express our gratitude to taking us in and making us feel like family AND for teaching us such useful cooking techniques! We thoroughly enjoyed the cooking class and the wine tasting at Casanova di Ama! (We are eagerly awaiting our package!!) Daniela was such a lovely host and her wine was the best we had in Italy!

Visited July 2012
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1 Thank Nicole H
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Schomberg, Canada
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55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“It's all true”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2012

We found this gem through tripadvisor reviews and have to enter our own to thank the past reviewers and encourage future participants. My wife is an excellent cook and wanted to learn some traditional Tuscan cookery and I am a complete novice and went along (somewhat nervously) for the ride. It was amazing and so much fun. It was like a social gathering with 2 other couples and the family. We cooked, talked and sipped our way through a really enjoyable morning on June 13th and finally sat down with the whole family for a delicious meal we had prepared ourselves. We even learned that a 'Fiasco' is a flask for cooking beans!!
Thanks you so much Paola and Simionetta for inviting us into your kitchen.
Tim & Gill

Visited June 2012
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3 Thank Tim W
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New River, Arizona
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great op to taste the good food and good life in the Chianti countryside!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2012

Two bright, friendly sisters and family share their passion for cooking, la dolce vita, conversation, and their family history. Have fun cooking with them, and enjoy their 13th century home and beautiful surroundings.

Visited May 2012
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3 Thank Mazzotta4754
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